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something that you and nancy pelosi and harry reid put together. >> governor romney is going to have a busy first day, because he's also going to repeal obamacare, which will not be very popular with democrats. >> reporter: joining me now is our political analyst. does it come down to preparation and what about the body language that said something to the audience tonight? >> well, preparation does matter. and let's remember that mitt romney has had 18 months to practice this. he's had lots of debates, been on it much longer than frankly the president, who has been unopposed. in some ways, with respect to preparation, what you saw with the president was someone who had not played the game of basketball for a long time, a pickup game today, and he forgot some of the rules. like you saw right here, the president was not aware of how he was coming across on television. didn't look good. the governor on the other hand has done a lot of these and it showed tonight. he was much more practiced and polished. >> we want to talk about the format as well. jim lehrer is being criticized for not really
throughing something that you and nancy pelosi and harry reid thought was the best answer and drove it through. what we did in a legislature 87% democrat, we worked together. only *r only two voted against the plan by the time i was finished. what was the difference? we didn't raise taxes. you raised them by a trillion dollars under obamacare. we didn't cut medicare. of course, we didn't have medicare but we didn't cut medicare by $716 billion. we didn't put in place a board that can tell people ultimately what treatments they're going to receive. we didn't also do something that i think a number of people across this country recognize which is put people in a position where they're going to lose the insurance they had and they wanted. right now c.b.o. says up to 20 million people will lose their insurance as obamacare goes into effect next year. like wise a study by mckenzie and company of american businesses said 30% of them are anticipating dropping people from coverage. so for those reasons for the tax, for medicare, for this board and for people losing their insurance, this is
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